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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

THE HOLIDAY CHANNEL WANTS YOU!




WHAT IS THE HOLIDAY CHANNEL?


November 19, 2014, (Los Angeles, CA) -- The Holiday Channnel, LLC, is a start-up streaming television channel launching on the record-breaking, subscription based (new media) platform with channels, ROKU; offering both on-demand content or live streaming video (est. 10 million paid subscribers as of Aug. 2014). The Holiday Channel goes live beginning 11.21.2014 (which is also World Hello Day, and World Television Day!) They are looking for any and all content that is holiday-themed, and consider all holidays, local, national and international, to be equal, not just the big ones!

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Holiday Channel, LLC is a new media company created to celebrate the myriad of holidays, from the obvious to the obscure, all year-round. This new home entertainment network will provide a fully-integrated viewing and second screen experience on web and social media sites. Holiday Channel will stream content on Roku, 24/7 on demand, starting November 21, 2014, which coincides with WorldTelevision Day and World Hello Day. Other over-the-top (OTT) and Video on Demand (VoD) content platforms will follow. We invite submissions of feature length and short films plus documentaries, webisodes, music videos, art films and any multi-media content that fits the theme of the day. We will consider any quality work.

Our programming starts with traditional holidays and observances, like: Thanksgiving, Native American Indian Heritage Month (November), Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day. Programming will expand to include International observances and more unique holidays and celebrations. 

SOCIAL MEDIA: 
Twitter - @1holidaychannel
Facebook: Facebook.com/holidaychannel

For additional information about the Holiday Channel and to find out how you can get involved, please contact Reesa Ryder, Founder & CEO at Holiday Channel, reesa@holidaychannel.net or (303) 949-4900.

For press inquiries, please contact Shawni at:
UrbanHeartPR@yahoo.com, or, 213-255-0059.


**Submitting Materials:
Please send LINKS to content on Vimeo, YouTube, etc. via email to:
jill@holidaychannel.net

For DVD(s) please send via USPS to:
Ms. Jill C. Brooke, Programmer
C/O HolidayChannel,
6855 Peppertree Drive,
Niwot, Colorado 80503

**Please note, submitted material will not be returned and this is a call for pre-made content and not for proposals. Selection Notification: If selected, Holiday Channel will notify you.


WHAT IS ROKU, (per wikipedia) - The Roku Streaming Player (or simply Roku) is a series of set-top boxes manufactured by Roku, Inc. Roku partners provide over-the-top content in the form of channels. A Roku streaming device gets data (the video stream) via a wired or WiFi connection to an internet router. The data is output via an audio cable, video cable or both signals over an HDMI cable. The device can be connected to any television set (or other device) with appropriate input connections.

Roku calls a stream source on the internet a channel. Channels can provide on-demand content or live streaming video. Both free and paid channels are available; they include services such as PBS, YouTube, Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, Crunchyroll, WWE Network, HBO Go, and others. Users can add or remove different channels through the Roku Channel Store. https://www.roku.com

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